Homemade Root Beer Barbecue Sauce Recipe


Root beer and BBQ sauce is a match made in heaven. As you gear up for barbecue season, discover this fun new BBQ sauce recipe.  This is your chance to WOW your friends with this delicious, and oh-so-easy root beer barbecue sauce recipe. It’s the right combination of sweet, tangy, and spicy, There are no limits – this awesome homemade BBQ sauce recipe works on everything!


Root Beer Barbecue  Sauce Recipe yields 4 cups




¼ cup minced onion                                     ½ Tbls minced garlic
¼ tsp ground ginger                                     ¼ tsp lemon zest
1 Tbls molasses                                            ¼ cup brown sugar
3 Tbls Worcestershire sauce                          ¼ cup orange juice, fresh squeezed
1 cup ketchup                                               ¼ cup lemon juice, fresh squeezed
1 cup root beer (the better the quality, the stronger the root beer flavor)

  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and incorporate well.  Bring to a boil and simmer 30 minutes. Season with salt as desired.